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Social, Community and Holiday Events for 2016
Huntington Beach Council on Aging offers an array of social activities, and events designed to make an Active Aging lifestyle fun and enjoyable. The list is the most current events we have to offer. Check back again for more exciting events coming soon.
Wednesday Walkers (Every Wednesday)
STEP ONE: This program takes place every Wednesday at 8:30am. Participants will meet at the Senior Center and then walk either a 30-minute or 1 hour loop throughout Central Park.
STEP TWO: This program is FREE! But to join you’ll still need to sign-up at the front desk or online at HBSANDS.org. Activity number 450893-5A
STEP THREE: Show up each Wednesday morning starting September 14th wearing comfortable clothing and appropriate shoes. Let’s get healthy together!
A BRAND NEW WALKING CLUB LED BY STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS! FREE!
William Florian Those Were The Days w/Included Lunch (Friday, November 3, 2017)
Take an upbeat musical journey of America’s greatest songs of the 60’s as William Florian, lead singer of the famous New Christy Minstrels, takes the stage! Florian will perform songs from Peter Paul & Mary, John Denver, Pete Seeger, The Mamas & The Papas and more. Performed in the intimate setting of the Pomona Valley Mining Company restaurant, there will be time after the show to interact with the performer. Enjoy an included served lunch with choice of entrée and dessert prior to the show. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Cal Poly Pomona farm store before the show. Member Price $85. Non-Member Price $95. Depart 10 a.m. Return 4p.m.
The Past & Present Nixon Library & Buffet Lunch at Hacienda (Thursday, November 16, 2017)
Begin the day with a visit to the newly renovated Richard Nixon Presidential Library for a revealing look at the life and legacy of the 37th president. You will enjoy a docent guided tour including exhibits on the Watergate scandal, a replica of the presidents Oval Office, an exhibit on his historic trip to China, wedding gowns and state affairs outfits worn by Julie, Tricia and Pat Nixon along with more than 600 photos and 300 artifacts. Enjoy time at leisure to walk through the First Lady’s rose garden, see the 1912 house where Nixon was born, see Army one– the helicopter used by four presidents and visit the flower ringed memorial site of President and Mrs. Nixon. Prior to your visit enjoy an included lunch buffet at the Hacienda, a historic estate built in 1901. The charming courtyard exhibits southwest style at its best. Member price $75. Non-Member Price $85. Depart 10:30 a.m. Return 5 p.m.
Lawry’s the Prime Rib “Dickens Christmas” Lunch (Friday December 1, 2017 )
A holiday tradition awaits at Lawry’s The Prime Rib in Beverly Hills. Today style and sophistication meet Scrooge as festively costumed actors and carolers perform scenes from Charles Dickens's classic “A Christmas Carol”. Victorian England comes to life during lunch. As you dine on your choice of Lawry's delicious prime rib, fresh grilled salmon or chicken picatta along with their famous spinning salad bowl and dessert. Following the performance enjoy time at leisure in Beverly Hills to browse the beautiful holiday window displays on Rodeo Drive and at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Member Price $126, Non-Member price$ 136. Depart 9:15a.m. Return 5:30p.m.
Seashells & Jingle Bells Winter Dance (Saturday, December 9, 2017)
Huntington Beach Council On Aging along with HB Senior Services will be hosting the Seashells and Jingle Bells winter dance from 6p.m. to 10p.m. at the Senior Center in Central Park. It will be a festive affair with entertainment, a beautiful setting, commemorative photos and much much more. Come dressed in your holiday best for an evening of festive cheer.
To begin the night there will be a casual cocktail hour with appetizers and libations in the lounge. Enjoy a drink in front of the fire place with friends while you take in the beautiful sunset over Central Park. Following the cocktail hour the evening will progress into the ballroom for the main event with a sumptuous buffet style dinner and dessert. Live entertainment will be provided by the Nick Peper Quartet to dance the evening away to some beachy winter tunes. All are welcome to join in on the fun. Come with your friends, a special someone, a group or even come stag. Who knows, you might find a special someone at the dance to enjoy the evening with.
Transportation is available for residents on the sleigh ride express bus. Make sure to call the dispatch line at 714-374-1742 and request a pick up. You can enjoy your evening without a care in the world as your chauffer delivers you to the dance and back home again safe after all the holiday festivities.
Tickets are available for purchase through the Senior Center in Central Park front desk, $35 for HBCOA members and $40 for non Members. As the old saying goes membership has its benefits. The dance is sure to sell out quickly so purchase your tickets now to reserve your spot. If you wish to celebrate as a large group, entire tables can be purchased to accommodate your party. Come and enjoy the holiday spirit and start your celebrations early with friends, the HBCOA and Huntington Beach Senior Services.
Sparkles & Treasures Mission Inn Festival of Lights W/ Spaghetti Factory Dinner (Tuesday, December 12, 2017)
Begin the trip with a visit to the Mission Inn during its nationally recognized annual Festival Of Lights. The Inn is adorned with thousands of beautiful lights and draped in holiday splendor including animated displays. On an extensive docent guided tour you’ll see the famed Court of Birds, Presidents Lounge, Glenwood Tavern, The Rotunda, St Frances Chapel’s Tiffany Glass and more. Next enjoy an included dinner with choice of entrée and dessert at the Old Spaghetti Factory. Later you’ll drive through a highly decorated Rancho Cucamonga neighborhood that goes all out for the holiday season and is recognized as one of the prize locations in Southern California to enjoy outdoor holiday decorations. Suggested, walking shoes. Member price $79. Non-Members Price $89 Depart 2:15p.m. Return 10:15p.m.